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Irrigator, Agricultural Equipment Operator, Calvan Driver

Foothill Packing, Inc.

Wellton, AZ

$14.79 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19286272340
Email address to Apply:
gabriela@foothillpacking.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
21
Job Duties:
Irrigator: Under the supervision of the Supervisor/Foreperson, performs general irrigation work of vegetable fields via drip/sprinkler irrigation; drip irrigation installation, repair, and maintenance; and sprinkler installation, repair and maintenance. Performs maintenance in and around vegetable fields such as weeding and thinning with a long handle hoe around irrigation valves and trash removal. Tractor driving activities for purpose of sprinkler irrigation pipe. Reports break downs and understands and abides by our safety procedures and performance standards. Fill out maintenance and progression sheet. Required basic knowledge of driving a tractor, must pass a tractor safety training and demonstrate ability to operate tractor in a safe manner. Agricultural Equipment Operator: Workers will drive and operate various farm equipment, including tractors, to perform farm field preparation, such as planting, cultivating, fertilizing, farming, and maintaining farms. Will attach and adjust farm implements to tractors such as discs, plows, lasers, rippers, cultivators, listers and planters and will ensure equipment is operating properly at optimum performances. Workers must conduct daily maintenance check prior to operate the tractor, monitor, and drive tractors safely and efficiently over difficult terrain and must have sufficient knowledge of tractor mechanics to make simple and minor adjustments and repairs to tractors. Workers will be required to understand and operate GPS operating system. Required to have knowledge of driving a tractor, must pass tractor safety training and demonstrate ability to operate tractor in a safe manner. Cal Van Driver Specifications: Responsible for transporting workers from housing sites and pick up points to take to work sites and back, processing paperwork, inspections of vehicle fueling of and cleaning of vehicle. The employer assures that the drivers are paid, at a minimum the AEWR for actual driving time, processing paperwork, cleaning and fueling of vehicle. Cal Van drivers are to perform all duties related to the job descriptions when not driving. Employee may drive Cal Van on public roads. To drive a Cal Van, Employees must possess valid drivers’ license (state issued) and must be able to pass Class B Physical exam and register as an FLCE driver. The employer will be responsible for the cost of the California Driver’s License, Class B Physical Exam, and registration as an FLCE driver (if any). All employees in this position (H-2A as well as corresponding domestic workers), will be given the opportunity to obtain a driver’s license (DL) and register as an FLCE driver on a voluntary basis. The Driver’s License and FLCE Certificate are not a pre-hire job requirement. No job applicant will be denied an employment opportunity due to a lack of a Driver’s License or FLCE Certificate at the time of application and/or hiring. Further, no worker (H-2A or corresponding domestic worker) will be terminated for failure to obtain a DL or FLCE Certificate. Workers may occasionally and/or sporadically perform duties associated with and directly related to the primary duties such as cleaning up field. In the event that an employee is injured while on the job, the Company will provide a temporary work assignment that will be as closely related to the job duties described herein, pursuant to a physician's instructions. The worker will return to normal duties upon a physician’s clearance to return to work. The temporary work assignment will not be a permanent position, but will be temporary to accommodate the injured worker under doctor’s restrictions.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
1
Special Requirements:
Please see Addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
4:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Foothill Packing, Inc.
Location:
Salinas, CA 93905
Telephone Number:
+18317841453

Worksite

Address:
Coronation Peak Ranches, Inc East Buchanan 8; County 7th St & Avenue 21E, Wellton, AZ 85356

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22175-309544
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/21/2022

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